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KCSMMHZ
Mar 20, 2013 2:30pm PDT
, just when she needed a victory with hard-hit eurozone economies contracting and german taxpayers nervous of the cost of bailouts. opposition parties are demanding the chancellor improve her track record. >> the fiscal cliffhanger in cyprus has turned into a major headache for angela merkel in her role as crisis manager. for many on the island, germany as part of the problem, but she points out that the troika is the negotiating partner for any bailout, not germany. >> politically, it is important that cyprus create a sustainable banking sector for the future. their current model is not sustainable. >> merkel also stressed that the eu had requested a levy on private accounts above 100,000 euros and not the 20,000 suggested by cyprus' government, but the german government says the cyprus debacle is covered in angela merkel's fingerprints and she must find a solution. >> the chancellor must make sure that the deal is struck which represents the interests of cyprus and stabilizes the european economic zone. >> but according to mrs. merkel, the ball is now in cyprus' court. she says t
PBS
Mar 18, 2013 6:30pm PDT
of slightly trading at $1.2948. >> some positive news for the european economy today. airbus has just signed the biggest civil aviation deal in history. it is with ryanair. >> it will provide a much-needed boost to the economy promising to secure 5000 jobs in france alone over the coming decade. >> the signatures are worth a lot of money. airbus will likely discount package of 234 plans, they have a list price of 18 billion euro. assembly will take part in france with parts from several european locations. it will be at capacity for four years. >> of bills meanwhile pride that we epitomize european success. we are working together to create jobs. >> the deal means more than money and well paying jobs. ryanair is a new customer for airbus. they have previously purchased all their planes from their arrival, boeing. >> the western-backed opposition is meeting in istanbul to p ick the new prime minister. the first tasks is creating a cabinet. >> the conflict is expected to escalate further with britain and france say they plan on our main local groups. especially when it comes to politica
KCSMMHZ
Mar 19, 2013 5:30pm PDT
pulled out of the country in 2011. >>> the economy's recovering. iraq overtook iran last year to become the second largest oil produce iramong the members of petroleum exporting countries. only saudi arabia produces more. the volume of foreign investment is 20 times grater than it was four years ago. residents of baghdad can now spend their money at a shopping mall in the capitol. still shias show little sign of letting up in their fighting. >>> north korea's leader has called for rebuilding the country's light industrial sector. he said the aim is to become an economic power and improve the standard of living. state run tv reported that kim jong un made the speech at a meeting of industrial workers in pyongyang. he id denounced the joint exercises. pyongyang watchers say kim jong's announcement is over severe economic conditions. he is now reportedly the father of a baby girl. a source familiar with north korea/china relationsing told nhk that kim's wife gave birth in late january. the source learned about the birth from an official of the ruling korean worker's party. former pl
PBS
Mar 15, 2013 6:30pm PDT
economy, but what happens in cypress will have repercussions far beyond its shores, affecting overall confidence in the euro. that is why european leaders are feeling the heat. >> let's go back to eu headquarters in brussels, back to our correspondent. we heard in that report, time is money. nevertheless, eu leaders are passing the issue in this case to their finance ministers. >> grazing when you see how it works, but that is just the way it has been done. there are a lot of technical details that need to be discussed, and a meeting of eu leaders is simply not the right platform. that is why finance ministers are arriving this afternoon to discuss how exactly this bailout package can be p together. also it means possibly involving russia, the russian state. possibly also involving private creditors from russia, from other countries, from the very beginning, that they would have to accept that they would lose money, but all of this needs to be discussed i detail, and we are expecting a very long discussion, but hopefully, we will have a packagend finance ministercan come together agai
PBS
Mar 12, 2013 6:30pm PDT
make a full contribution to the economy, they want the feeling that their young children are in good hands during the day. there haven't been enough free school day care schools here in germany and they've also tend told close their doors rather early in the afternoon, almost working on the presumption that many women don't work or only work in the mornings. that's participate of the bigger picture here in germany because women here do tend to work more full time and less full time. there's also a disincentive because the wage differential with men is quite substantial here in germany. no wonder, therefore, that perhaps birth rates are so low here in germany compared with other european countries and also the glass ceiling is very low here, making it difficult for women to go up the corporate ladder. the problem addressing the under 3s has been perhaps taken care of by the government, saying there will be places for all children by august. >> tuesday marks world day against cybercensorship. the pressure group reporters without borders have been -- has been signaling out countries tha
CSPAN
Mar 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
take it in a bad economy. who knows what corn to happen in budgetary fluctuations between today and 10 years from today? entitlements is a very nasty way of saying we have to take something you ever earned and take it back because we cannot decide what to do with your money in the first place. i think the president is wrong. i am a democrat, but i don't support his ideas. tax-and-spend, tax-and-spend. the ryan budget is thdoa. this is too much, too late. who knows what is going to happen between today and 10 years from today? hopefully, i will be alive to get what i earned. i would rather be in my > to continue seeing this misery that the u.s. congress and this president and his health care act needs to be a pair back. it's not going to work. host: david on our independent line from mclean, virginia. caller: i have some questions. it's your guests along the line? host: we're just taking calls right now. our first guest is about a half- hour. caller: one, we would like to get clarification on the senate's passing the budget through an act of reconciliation. i believe it can be done. two
CSPAN
Mar 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
away from a lot of things in society. rich, poor, and middle-class alike. economy isar as the concerned, we are to come together and make it grow. people have been coming out of prison who have been locked up for years and have no sense of direction for what they will do when they get out, just because jobs require certain backgrounds. the money that we pay the why don't we use that to provide a job where everybody gets an opportunity to get off welfare and food stamps? a program should be put in place for those on financial assistance from the government to do some type of work, to earn what they get. those incentives that are being given could be used to develop the economy. thank you, c-span. host: on twitter -- al writes about cpac. that the editorial this morning on cpac from al cardenas as cpac joins its 40th year. travis is on the republican line. caller: there should be a progressive tax on revenue. and i would like to see campaign funds taxed. on the second amendment, it's as we shall not have any infringement [indiscernible]. take care. host: this remark from liz smi
CSPAN
Mar 16, 2013 7:00am EDT
and they have been stuck in a stagnant economy over a decade. if you go to europe, the same thing is happening. the native population has a declining population. your financial growth as a country is based on your labor, your consumption and your production. economicallyvive without a population that grows. that is fed by immigration. need help in both stages. we are graduating prelude engineers, mathematicians, scientists who come from india -- who returned to india and china to apply their trades instead of staying here working for microsoft, ibm and others. we have to provide those folks for an opportunity to work here. if there is no migrant workers, there is the agricultural industry in the united states. is herer labor force undocumented. they do not contribute to our taxes. they do not contribute to our society. it is important to get them out of the shadows and into the mainstream. we would not prosper as a nation without a reasonable immigration policy moving forward, one that fluctuates. the number of people allowed to come to america should be based on the number of opp
KCSMMHZ
Mar 16, 2013 8:30am PDT
than 50 million euros into the local economy. card testing has proven lucrative. a beauty salon called harmony provides beauty consulting, massage, and manicures. there's even a local car rental office. once she has done your nails, the manicurist can become your real estate agent. >> our clients come from all over -- correa, france. many come from germany. the work for porsche, bmw, or bosch, but they are unique. for example, they've cooked fish right on the stove without using a pen. the house almost burned down, and of course, the stove was ruined. >> one can always expect some friction when two cultures meet. mostly, though, local residents are glad to vent their houses to the visitors from abroad. -- to rent their houses to the visitors from abroad. the addisons, for instance, vented their single-family home to four korean engineers to the end of march for 10,000 euros a month. in the meantime, the adamsons make do in a camper. >> when we move back into our house, it smells funny for a while, like korean food. the renters always leave a lot of the provisions behind. we trie
CSPAN
Mar 17, 2013 7:00am EDT
improve their conditions. the scandals have devastated our economy. host: thank you very much for the call. this is a profile on the snap program in rhode island. it is an ackerman for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. let us go to jason from britain, new jersey. caller: thank you for this great topic. i think it is one we can all relate to because everyone has to eat. it all starts with food. athink the first lady has set good example with the garden she is growing behind the white house. given to allwas americans to grow a garden. this could wipe out the hunger problem probably within one growing season. some type of tax incentive, some the of extra tax on corporations and oil companies that are getting subsidies. take a small fraction of that away. give that to citizens to grow food. around in onethis season. this is an opportunity out of anniversary -- this is an opportunity. out of adversity comes opportunity. it is a travesty to see americans going hungry. these are programs i did not even get interested in. it is easy for us to blame government. let us look at ours
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
the economy in the 1980's and 1990's. clinton helped to some extent, ut then he created and repealed glass-steagall, and everybody blames it on george bush. the conservatives who didn't do much for the letter peace, we tried to expand under karl rove, the voting process, and giving more to hispanic community, and we didn't get one increase in vote in that eight-year period so. what makes you think that we're going to give amnesty and all the set get a bunch of votes? it's fraud, and it's another really ploy by the democratic party to keep promising and benefits to everybody who will vote for them no matter what. scommoip we're going to talk about immigration in our next segment of the "washington journal" today. but we still have about five minutes left in this segment, if you want to call in to give us your take on this growth and opportunities report that was released today, or if you think hanges in the republican debates would have helped republicans in the 2012 election. a couple of other stories to point out, the front page of the "new york times" today, tax credit or spending
CSPAN
Mar 14, 2013 7:00am EDT
democrats want to do is raise taxes. that is terrible for the economy. march 27 there will be a speech in georgia from steve moore. i'm sure the last thing he will say is we need to increase taxes. host: where do you see and that they can come together? caller: i have been working in politics 50 years. the republicans have compromised ourselves into a $16 trillion debt. it's time for the democrats. we have got to cut spending. obama is not doing anything accept raising taxes -- except for raising taxes. the rich are the heroes because they create jobs. i'm not against poor people, but they cannot give anybody a job. we need to stop the attacks on the rich. we need to cut spending. i am thinking of changing my name to cut spending. host: here is what steve wrote on twitter -- let's hear from dennis in massachusetts, independent. caller: how are you? i am reacting to the report that the senate plan suggests another quarter billion dollar cut to medicare after the $760 billion cut that the senate democrats have already made. as your reporter just said, but guess you havd, it's doubtful that
CSPAN
Mar 20, 2013 7:00am EDT
two day meeting on the economy this afternoon. then fed chairman ben bernanke will hold a news conference. we will have live coverage of his remarks to reporters at 2:30 eastern on c-span3. here's some of what we're covering this morning. the house is expected to finish work on the republican budget of the 2014 budget. live coverage of 10:00 eastern on c-span. on c-span2, the senate is working on a measure to fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year. testifying about the ongoing two year civil war in syria. that live hearing starts at 9:45 eastern. this week marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the iraq war. in 45 minutes we will talk with california representative barbara lee, who opposed u.s. military action in iraq. and a congressman who served as a u.s. air force reserve chaplin, we will get his perspective on the war and veterans' issues. will, a virginia senator join us as part of our spotlight on magazine series. he writes about the role of congress in u.s. foreign policy. we will also take your calls, e- mails, and host: good morning, and welcom
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2013 7:00am EDT
spending reduction so we can try to get this economy back on track. excitingt is an activity that is been on the house floor these past two days. we will likely pass that out of the house of representatives today. this is a budget by paul ryan that will allow us to get to balance. that means the government will stop sending more money than it takes in by the end of the decade, which is really exciting. what that allows us to do is to get the economy rolling, jobs being created and provide more certainty so young people coming out of college know there is going to be a job in their field. those in the workforce will know they will be needed. those in retirement, social security and medicare and those will be strengthened and security. an exciting time. guest: -- the: when it comes to continued resolution which funds the government through september, did it include sequester cuts that took effect earlier this month? spending atcludes the sequester level. there is flex ability for the military, department of defense and a few other areas that allow money to be moved to areas of greater
CSPAN
Mar 19, 2013 7:00am EDT
sits near highs and the economy shows improvement. host: so we're getting your take on this. your retirement andization. tell us if you are and why and if you are not, why not? it's a story in the "usa today" as well this morning confidence in retirement continues to flail about this report, because americans have to cope with many immediate financial concerns retirement is taking a backseat. only 2% of workers and a% of retirees say retirement is their most pressing issues. among other worries -- host: at least many americans have a more realistic perspective about retirement says the senior vice president of retirement and investor services at the principle financial group. host: in arkansas, a democrat, are you saving? caller: yes, i save every penny i can get my hands on. host: 401-k or how are you saving? caller: c.d.'s and bank accounts that are ensured. host: why not put it in the market? caller: i can't afford to lose it. i've seen too many people lose their behinds and with what little money i've saved all my life, i can't afford to lose it. i'm about a 52 and 10-15 years
LINKTV
Mar 18, 2013 2:00pm PDT
much money the economy needs to grow. in the early 1970s, the fed held to a policy of using the money supply to try to keep the economy on course. in times of inflation, the fed tightened the money supply to squeeze excess dollars out of the economy. in times of recession, it increased the money supply to stimulate growth. but in 1975, the fed, under the chairmanship of arthur burns, faced a new and troubling dilemma -- caught between persistent inflation and a growing recession, how did chairman burns keep the economy on course? by late 1974, inflation had become a serious economic problem. under pressure from rising fuel prices, inflation rose to a staggering 12%. inflated interest rates had driven up the price of mortgages and brought the building industry to a standstill. sales of new cars and home appliances plunged. in september, president gerald ford asked congress to join him in a battle against inflation. my first priority is to work with you to bring inflation under control. inflation is domestic enemy number one. schoumacher: the federal reserve was also committed to
LINKTV
Mar 14, 2013 11:00am PDT
is beginning to court the global economy rough e sale ofydelic power. weskosan achieve sustaible delopment, generang ecomic growth of its indigenous tions wd its natural environment. the mekong river traces an 1,100-mile path through or along the border of laos. the river has also been a barrier between laos and its neighbors. now there is a road, where before there was none. in 1994, the friendship bridge gave laos its first land link with the outside world, through thailand to the west. the bridge may symbolize a connected future, but laos in the here and now remains among the poorest countries in the world. ( rooster crows ) it is the least developed country in the lower mekong basin. life expectancy is low, about 53 years. ( rooster crows % of cn e maourished. the potential changes brought by economic development are enormous. the soil here is rich and fertile. laos remains a largely agrarian society. lowland peoples practice wet rice farming. the capital, vientiane, has a population of just half a million. the rest of the 5½ million laotians are spread over 155 million squa
LINKTV
Mar 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT
investors from the eurozone's weaker economies. --separate's president cypress's president has just addressed the nation. what did the president have to say? he calmed the situation? >> he appeared on television in the last 20 minutes or so. he just wrapped up his speech, very sober. he said he fully undertakes the ,esponsibility for his actions and the solution to cyprus's economic woes. he said, this is not what we wanted to do, but it is the least painful under the circumstances. the lessn his words, worse of two evils. he said, we are trying to avoid these viciou the vicious circled memorandum. he said that he would respect the vote of romans, but his job is to try to cobble together a majority to get this past -- parliament, but his job is to try to cobble together a majority to get this passesed. >> cyprian's are stunned. they never dreamed they would be affected personally, that money would be taken from their accounts. they feel like they have been very hard done by, and they desperately oppose this bailout agreement. many of them are urging the government to say no, let's r
LINKTV
Mar 14, 2013 7:30am PDT
than 50 million euros into the local economy. card testing has proven lucrative. a beauty salon called harmony provides beauty consulting, massage, and manicures. there's even a local car rental office. once she has done your nails, the manicurist can become your real estate agent. >> our clients come from all over -- correa, france. many come from germany. the work for porsche, bmw, or bosch, but they are unique. for example, they've cooked fish right on the stove without using a pen. the house almost burned down, and of course, the stove was ruined. >> one can always expect some friction when two cultures meet. mostly, though, local residents are glad to vent their houses to the visitors from abroad. -- to rent their houses to the visitors from abroad. the addisons, for instance, vented their single-family home to four korean engineers to the end of march for 10,000 euros a month. in the meantime, the adamsons make do in a camper. >> when we move back into our house, it smells funny for a while, like korean food. the renters always leave a lot of the provisions behind. we trie
FOX News
Mar 17, 2013 2:00am PDT
dropped 12 points among women and the handling of the economy is a dead heat with the republicans. he doesn't have to run for reelection again, but a lot of democrats do and if you're a democrat who needs to get reelected you're getting very nervous and i think the democratic elites in washington have conveyed to the president this isn't working. you've got to do business with these people. >> paul: do you think it's cosmetic, rhetorical or do you think it's actually sincere? >> well, if it were deeply sincere, it would suggest a sea change with the president and i don't think that anyone is running around washington saying, my god, do you believe how he's changed? it's called a charge offensive and that's a weird name for this. he's not being especially charming and his own white house seems to find it somewhat offensive that they have to deploy him out to talk to crazy republicans. >> there was a background growth this week. >> there was. >> on the story. >> this is not going to-- ap reporter, this doesn't mean anything, it's not going anywhere. we're almost embarrassed to-- >> just
KCSMMHZ
Mar 15, 2013 5:30pm PDT
leaders. he is looking for support and investment from japan to build his it country's economy. he says more jobs must be created for people settling in former strongholds in the north and east. he deny the allegations that government forces committed serious abuses at the end of the war. >> they have just issued a report, a one-sided biased report. >> he says his government the is investigating the allegations. the >>> here's a three day forecast. >>> the that concludes this edition of "newsline." thank you for joining us.
PBS
Mar 13, 2013 6:30pm PDT
spot in the lackluster economy has been auto sales. demand for new cars and trucks, and auto loans has been strengthening. that demand holds the potential for more jobs in the auto sector. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: the u.s. auto industry has undergone a major transformation over the last 13 years. at its peak in june of 2000 it employed 300,000 people. that bottomed in january of '09 at 122,000. over the past four years, automakers have added 50,000 jobs. analysts point out that for each of those jobs assembling cars in the u.s., they support nine others along the supply chain. >> the auto industry taking a lead and adding jobs is a good thing. >> reporter: while it will take a lot more for the industry to return to the level seen in the year 2000, automakers are adding to their payrolls at a healthy pace. chrysler is expected to announce in coming weeks that it is also adding jobs to boost one of its facilities in indiana. general motors says it expects to d about 1,400 new jobs over the new few years. and, last month, ford announced it will be adding 2,200 salaried empl
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